UPDATED: MAY 20, 2016 – ARTICLE: HOW TO MAKE A WEBSITE WITH WORDPRESS
Category: Web Design & Development
Follow our step-by-step guide on how to make a website with WordPress – We will show you how to get a free domain name, save twenty percent on one years hosting, and how to download and install WordPress on to your hosting service.
It does not matter if you don’t know coding.
It does not matter that you have no web design or web development experience.
You don’t need to sign up for a web design course.
You don’t have to take days and hours learning how to make a website with WordPress.
You don’t need to hire a web designer or web developer to create a website for you.
WordPress is free to use and make a website with. How ever you will need to have a domain name and hosting. The hosting service we use and recommend gives you a free domain.
Note: The above link is my affiliate link. When you click it a new page will open and if you complete the sign up process I get a small commission paid by the hosting company not you. The hosting company also gives you a 20% discount on one years hosting. You also get a free domain. Thank you for using my affiliate link.
If you require any help or have a question about the hosting company please email me info[at]2createawebsites.com – I’m here to help you. Once you sign up I can even download and install WordPress on your hosting account for you for free.
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT
After you click the above link a new page will open. Look for the green get started button and click it. Another new page opens with a title “web hosting order form”. Here you will be asked to add a domain name you already own. Once you have typed it into the box click Continue.
If you don’t own a domain get a free domain. Use the I Need To Register A Domain side and type the domain you would like to use, then click the Check Availability button.
A new page opens that says sign up congratulations. If you choose to get the free domain it will say that your new domain will be live in a few minutes.
Scroll down the form and fill in your details. To claim 20% you must sign up for one, two or three years.
Once all the details are done click the Create Account And Get Started button.
After a few seconds you will receive a few emails from Green Geeks (If you can not find it look in your email spam folder). You are looking for the email with information about your control panel and FTP login details. Once you find it go to step 2.
How To Download And Install WordPress On To Your Hosting Account
How To Make A Website With WordPress
Use the information provided in the email to log in to your C Panel account. Once logged in scroll down, look for Softaculous/Apps Installer, then look for the WordPress logo.
Once you click the WordPress logo a new page opens (like below) which is the softaculous page. Your next step is to click the blue install button to start the process.
The final step of the installation. Fill in the required information and press install – See below.
Please make sure you have all the details correct. Once you press install WordPress the installation will begin to install WordPress on to your hosting account. It will take a few seconds depending on your internet connection.
The Installation Was Successful
After the installation softaculous will open a page telling you that the installation was successful. On that page will be your website link, your dashboard log-in details, your user name and password remember keep these details safe, you will need them when you start to make your own website.
Creating a website using WordPress gives you complete control of your site or blog.
Congratulations you have just learned how to make a website using WordPress and done it all by yourself. If you require any help with the set-up process of WordPress, downloading and installing WordPress on to your hosting account please email me at info[at]2createawebsites.com I am only to pleased to help you for free.
I do get a small commission payed by the hosting company when you sign up, so its in my interest to help you make a website.
Next we will show you how to log into your WordPress dashboard, how to access free themes, change the look of your WordPress site. How to add pages, posts, images, videos and generally set up your WordPress website.
If you are not sure or don’t want to install WordPress but would like a website made using WordPress then contact me. Before you start to build your own website contact me for some free advice on choosing the right domain name installing WordPress on your hosting account or just a chat about designing websites in general. I can even install WordPress on your hosting account for you for free. Email me info[at]2createawebsites.com
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ARTICLE: HOW TO MAKE A WEBSITE WITH WORDPRESS WAS FIRST PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 18, 2013